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Nursing, University of Brighton, summer open day, June 2014

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Nursing BSc courses in Adult, Child and Mental Health.

Nursing BSc courses in Adult, Child and Mental Health.

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  • 1. University of Brighton School of Health Sciences : Nursing and Midwifery Tina Attoe , Admissions Tutor BSc (Honours) Nursing OPEN DAY PRESENTATION
  • 2. • Our courses are approved by Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) • The Nursing and Midwifery Council commended the school for working with stakeholders and service users when designing the new degree • We offer most nursing and midwifery students the chance to experience nursing and midwifery in another country Leading Professional University • Innovative and relevant • High quality teaching and research •Excellent links with local healthcare trusts • Flexible approaches to practice-based learning
  • 3. BSc (Hons) Nursing Course Details The course is 50% Theory & 50% Practice Holidays and reading weeks are pre-set for the course. School holiday dates will not correspond with the University calendar. The University does not have half-term holidays. There will be annual leave during Christmas/New Year , Easter/Spring and 3 weeks during the Summer between July and September There are some limited child care facilities available.
  • 4. School of Health Sciences Nursing & Midwifery West and East Teaching Locations
  • 5. Sussex hospital locations H H H H H H HH H London Gatwick Airport Clinical Practice for Nursing and Midwifery is gained in a variety of hospital and community settings across Sussex Sussex hospital and community locations COMMUNITY BASED NURSING EXPERIENCE IS PROVIDED IN EAST & WEST SUSSEX INCLUDING HEALTH VISITING, DISTRICT NURSING, DOCTORS PRACTICES & SCHOOLS
  • 6. Clinical Skills Laboratories on all our teaching sites State-of-the-art physiological Mannequins Students practice in a safe environment under supervision Skilled technicians on every campus
  • 7. Community simulated learning A replicated one-bedroom flat Opportunities for students to practice skills encountered in a community setting
  • 8. • Strong GCSE Profile including English, Maths and Science C Grade and above • 3 A Levels Grades B B B Including Science Will be short listed • Access to Health course 45 Level 3 Credits, 30 at Distinction • BTEC Grades Distinction, Distinction, Merit • Open University Course K101 • Please confirm your intention to accept the offer with the admission team and notify us when your results are known. • This will guarantee your place is held for you. Academic Requirements
  • 9. • Some applicants for pre-reg nursing programmes will have prior learning and experience • This may include applicants who are already on the Nursing Midwifery Council professional register who are seeking a second registration in a different field of practice • Some applicants have a nursing qualification from another country but are not registered in the United Kingdom • Each application is considered on an individual basis Accreditation of Prior Learning
  • 10. Finance September 2014 / February 2015 • Tuition Fees for NHS Funded Courses are paid by Health Education Kent, Surrey & Sussex (HEKSS) • £1000.00 Grant every year • Means tested bursary –each applicant’s personal circumstances are considered • You may be entitled to apply for a loan to top up your income. For more financial information see: www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/students
  • 11. Career focussed • We also provide a wide range of continuing education opportunities for qualified practitioners to extend and develop specialist and advanced practice skills at top-up degree or masters level. • Our close links with local healthcare trusts allow our nursing, midwifery and paramedic practice students to gain experience of practice on placements in clinical and non-clinical healthcare locations across Sussex.
  • 12. Adult nursing SEPTEMBER FEBRUARY • Hospital & community Settings •Caring, teaching & managing •Good interpersonal skills •Working alongside multi-professional teams
  • 13. Mental health nursing SEPTEMBER •Visiting clients in their homes •Attending Day Centres •Residential Centres •Dealing with: mental illness, personality disorders, psychosis •Good listening skills
  • 14. Children’s nursing SEPTEMBER FEBRUARY • Nursing in variety of settings • Working closely with parents and family • Range of health needs • Understanding needed of social, cultural, economic and psychological needs
  • 15. Nursing experience in other countries International Placement Opportunities Short Exchange – Europe – 23 European Partners – organised by School of Nursing & Midwifery Work the World –Organisation paid by Students for Asia, Africa or South America Long Exchange – Europe 12 weeks – Denmark, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland for Adult Nurses 6 Week placement in Australia Option one two week observational placement – elective Option two three month practice placement
  • 16. Excellence in teaching and support We provide high quality teaching and research with an applied focus for practitioners and researchers in health at every stage of their professional lives
  • 17. Support for students • Personal tutor • Practice liaison lecturers • Student Union • Mentors in clinical practice • Student ambassadors • Welfare
  • 18. Thank You Tina Attoe , Admissions Tutor BSc (Honours) Nursing Contact email address: T.J.Attoe@brighton.ac.uk